A new paper published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists based on work led by Professor Sue Bailey, President of the Royal College, and drafted by Lucy Thorpe, Head of Policy, and Greg Smith, Policy Analyst, at The Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Kerrie L Margrove, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University, Kirsten Heydinrych, South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Wickford, Jenny Secker, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK
A new study released by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research has found that people in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and
A report by Dr Jonathan Barnes, Sidney De Haan Research Centre for The Arts and Health Canterbury Christ Church University, providing background to a research paper published in the Royal Society for Public Health Journal (Barnes, 2012).
The government has published the mental health implementation framework, which sets out what organisations can do to support the objectives of the mental health strategy No Health without Mental Health.
More than 4 million people in England with a long-term physical health condition also have mental health problems, and many of them experience significantly poorer health outcomes and reduced quality of life as a result.
This is the first book published in the UK that brings together a range of key qualitative research studies providing evidence for the assertion that involvement in participatory arts can be specifically beneficial to people with a variety of mental health difficulties.